Clay Lacy reported a 23% annual increase in charter activity during 2017

 

Clay Lacy Aviation, which manages private jets offering on-demand charter and its own Jet Card program has added 10 new charter jets and three new cities following a 23% in charter activity during 2017. New locations include Miami-Opa Locka Airport, Portsmouth International Airport in New Hampshire, and Lewis University Airport outside Chicago/Romeoville, Illinois. 

 

Among the new private jets joining the Clay Lacy charter fleet in the first quarter of 2018:

 

Miami, Florida (KOPF) / Seattle, Washington (KBFI)

 

Chicago, Illinois (KLOT)

  • Cessna Citation CJ3

 

Oxford, Connecticut (KOXC)

  • Bombardier Global 6000, factory new
  • Cessna Citation CJ3
  • Gulfstream G450

Portsmouth, New Hampshire (KPSM)

Van Nuys, California (KVNY)

  • Gulfstream G550
  • Gulfstream G550
  • Dassault Falcon 2000
  • Dassault Falcon 2000LX

 

“New cities and additional aircraft deliver an even wider selection for our clients,” said Veriar Collins-Jenkins, Vice President, Charter and Managed Services at Clay Lacy Aviation.”

 

Clay Lacy’s Preferred program has levels at $100,000, $200,000 and $300,000. Hourly rates range from $2,800 to $7,000, not including 7.5% Federal Excise Tax (FET). Clay Lacy is Stage 3 IS-BAO and funds never expire and are fully refundable. There are no membership fees or fuel surcharges and de-icing is included as are diversion costs. There is not guaranteed availability, although once you make your reservation your flight is guaranteed, so the further in advance you can plan, the better the selection of aircraft. There are no peak days or blackouts.

 

Founded in 1968, Clay Lacy offers aircraft management, charter, sales, acquisitions, maintenance, avionics, interiors and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including FBOs at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles and Seattle’s Boeing Field, and FAA repair stations in Van Nuys, Seattle, and Carlsbad, California.

About the Author Doug Gollan

I am Founder and Editor of Private Jet Card Comparisons, the only independent buyer's guide to jet card membership programs, and DG Amazing Experiences, a weekly luxury travel e-newsletter for private jet owners. I am also a contributor to Forbes.com